Argyle host Reading in EFL Cup - Lowe reaction

ryan lowePlymouth Argyle will host Reading in the EFL Cup second round following a 2-0 first round home win over League Two rivals Leyton Orient.

Argyle boss Ryan Lowe said: “I am delighted we are through and it’s another home tie for us to look forward to because I am sure Reading will bring a ot fans and we’ll have a lot of fans here as always. It makes for an entertaining game.”

Callum McFazdean with a 59th minute measured finish and Dom Telford, with an in off the post strike three minutes later, scored for Argyle.

Lowe said: “We were superb. I was speaking to their manager and he gave us lot of credit.

“Sometimes they can get nervous but we are starting to move the ball about a bit quicker, faster, a bit slicker.

“We made a few changes as well, knowing when the lads are called upon they can step up and now we know they can.

“Obviously to score two goals, which should have probably been three, then I am always happy when we score goals.

“Josh Grant has come and done fantastic tonight. We know now that everyone is capable of coming into our squad and putting on a performance for Argyle like that otherwise they wouldn’t be here.

“I knew it anyway because we put the squad together but it’s nice to see it come together, in fruition.”

Orient interim manager Ross Embleton said: “We were beaten by the better team on the night and if this performance is anything to go by I think they will go close come the end of the season."

*Argyle will host Reading in week commencing Monday August 26.

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